This term, Cafe on 3 raised a total of $1,421.90 (including $327.30 raised at the Evolution Masters pop-up restaurant challenge) in support of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT. Our CEO Stuart Andrew Page & COO Bubpa Page have kindly matched this amount and EHI has topped up the rest to bring the GRAND TOTAL to $4,000!!! Thanks to everyone who donated


We are proud to announce the official list of challenge participants and winners in the Evolution Masters 2019:

Beginner Knife Skills Challenge
1st Place – Kornerina Buanadjaja
2nd Place – Angelito Jr. Domingo Manubay
3rd Place – Meilina Marzukie

Other Participants – Kyunghyun Yeo, Kennedy Wu, Thi Thuy Linh Nguyen, Ming-Li Hsu, Jinhao Du, and Fumi Nakatani.

Commercial Cookery Challenge
1st Place – Lina Shou
2nd Place – Jinrech Ruizol Cuadrasal
3rd Place – Lucas Fagundes Sperb

Other Participants – Seunghyun Lee, Darwin, Cesar Sergio Landeros Hernandes, Giuliane de Fatima Dalla Mariga, Silvia Patricia Aponte Galvis, Jan Vincent Jesswani Yee, Rejina Ghale, Thuy Vi Nguyen, Jesus Ivan Castillejos Furntes, Omar Salomon Bermudez, and Pusheng Zhang.

Patisserie Challenge
1st Place – Ya-Ling Kao
2nd Place – Dian Purnama
3rd Place – Lernan Medina Azarcon

Other Participants – Diana Martinez Carrasquilla, Quoc Bao Tra, Billy Mardhana Jong, Macy Sung, Muge Gezmen, Tommy Suharto, Otakar Husar, and Tak Hong Ko.

Barista Challenge
1st Place – Aakash Gautam
2nd Place – Yi Chieh Wang
3rd Place – Thi Minh Thu Diinh

Other Participants – Naiara Carvalho De Souza, Pongthip Sae-Chew, Tania, Tzu,Yun Yang, and Juo Hwang.

Pop-Up Restaurant Challenge
1st Place – Janine Garbanzos, Wing Ha Lam, Angelica Gayoso & Danica Ayco (they also won last year)
2nd Place – Haenim Lee, Fabian Ballen Avila, Deepa Jadhav & Maekella Dionisio
3rd Place – Chrisrianty, Mark Paule, Johnathan Vera Araujo & Nguyen Huynh Nhu Le

Other Participants – MD Nazmul Hossain, Hiu Cheung Chung, Ramy Gabriel Rozario, Glyndwr Adyn Atienza, Karolina Ayumi Narumi Rodrigues, Diego Sousa Lopes Barbosa, Thi Thuy Linh Tran, and Jessica Lemos Soares.

The pop-up restaurant brigade challenge raised a total of $327.30 in support of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT!!

Great Waiter’s Race:
Our Hospitality Operations student team won this year’s Great Waiter’s Race.

CONGRATULATIONS to all winners and thank you to everyone else who got involved!

Thank you to our sponsors; Johnson’s, J&D Providore, Foodlink Australia, and Snell’s Vending for making generous donations.




The countdown is on!!
Each year, we host a series of exciting challenges over one day to encourage students to test and show off their skills by engaging in some friendly competition. This year, Evolution Masters 2019 will be held on Thursday 5th of September!
Challenges include:

  • Beginner Knife Skills – for Stage 1 & 2 Commercial Cookery and Patisserie students only
  • Commercial Cookery
  • Patisserie
  • Pop-up Restaurant Brigade – groups of 4 must create and sell burgers (each team as has a different theme e.g. Mexican) to win the public’s vote, as this will determine the winner! All funds raised will be donated to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.
  • Barista

There are prizes and cash to be won in every challenge, which motivates students to produce their best work! Prizes include:


Challenge1st Place Prize2nd Place Prize3rd Place Prize
Beginner Knife Skills$300$200$100
Commercial Cookery$1000$700$500
Pop-up Restuarant Brigade$1000$700$500

We’d like to thank the partners who have sponsored Evolution Masters:

  • Johnson’s – donated 2 $100 Club Chef Vouchers, 1 Executive Knife Kit, 1 Chocolate Tempering Machine, and 1 Cookery Book
  • J&D Providore provided us with all the fruit/vegetables required for the challenges free of charge
  • Foodlink – donated $300 worth of vouchers
  • Snell’s Vending – donated $1000